Copies of 'Wonder Woman' VCU Common Book Available for Checkout at VCU Libraries
Copies of the new 2015-16 The VCU Common Book, "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" by Jill Lepore, are available for checkout at VCU Libraries. Lepore combines scholarly research with a compelling story. It's an especially interesting choice for VCU, which holds one of the nation’s top comic-arts collections. VCU Libraries has provided an expanded research guide and a gallery display tied to the book's themes. Organizers invite the campus and alumni community to join in and read.
For more information, contact Sue Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/news/2015/wonder-woman-common-book-now-available-for-checkout.html.
School of Medicine Teaching Excellence Awards: Call for Nominations
Nominations of School of Medicine faculty are being accepted through Monday, July 13, for this year’s Teaching Excellence Awards. The nomination award criteria and details are available at http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/facultyaffairs/awards/
For more information, contact Deborah Stewart at email@example.com or visit http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/facultyaffairs/awards/.
HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Development Program: Accepting Applications
The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute accepts applications for its HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program. The HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program is a five-month leadership development experience for current and emerging women leaders who are committed to investing in themselves and their organizations. HIGHER Ground is designed to benefit women at all career levels in public, private, nonprofit and entrepreneurial positions. The application deadline is Sunday, November 1, 2015.
For more information, contact Olivia Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-1169 or visit http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/gehli/programs/higher-ground-womens-leadership/.
VCU Music: 23rd 'Guitar and Other Strings Series'
VCU Music continues a summer tradition with the 23rd annual "Guitar and Other Strings Series" in the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts. The Jackie Frost Band and Wild Honey will perform on Friday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. Ticket price is $15. The VCU Community Guitar Ensemble 25-member guitar orchestra with guest artists, directed by John Patykula, will perform on Sunday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Admission is free.
For more information, contact the VCU Department of Music Box Office at email@example.com or (804) 828-6776 or visit http://go.vcu.edu/julystringseries.
Free Mindfulness Meditation Training + Compensation Available: Participants Needed
The VCU Stress Reduction and Well-Being Study is seeking individuals:
-Between 18 and 60 years of age
-In a committed romantic relationship (minimum 12 months) and residing together*
-Interested in learning mindfulness meditation (4 brief weekday sessions from 5:30-6PM)
-Not meditated previously (yoga is ok)
*Only one person per relationship couple can participate in the training. Compensation available. Recruitment on a rolling basis.
For more information, contact Jordan Quaglia at firstname.lastname@example.org.